Paul Yeatts

Paul Yeatts
Texas Woman's University · Center for Research Design and Analysis

PhD

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Introduction
Paul Yeatts is the director of the Center for Research Design and Analysis at Texas Woman's University. Paul has published in the areas of exercise psychology, personality, and statistical methodology. His most recent publication is 'Physical fitness as a moderator of neuroticism and depression in adolescent boys and girls'.

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Individuals who exhibit high levels of neuroticism are more likely to experience depressive symptomology. Symptoms of depression generally emerge during adolescence, making it a critical time for the establishment of psychological well-being. Improved physical fitness may be associated with lower symptoms of depression. Therefore, the purpose of th...
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Background: Adolescence is a critical time for the development of psychological well-being. Weight gain and the emergence of body image concerns during this period can lead to the development of negative psychological states. To explore this issue, we examined the relationship between weight control behavior (WCB; ie, trying to lose, gain, stay th...
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A common practice in general linear model (GLM) analyses is to interpret regression coefficients (e.g., standardized β weights) as indicators of variable importance. However, focusing solely on standardized beta weights may provide limited or erroneous information. For example, β weights become increasingly unreliable when predictor variables are c...
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In many studies, researchers have investigated the positive effects of distractions while exercising. In most gyms, there are usually televisions playing random channels. Young adult undergraduate runners (N = 125; 64 female and 61 male) completed one mile on a treadmill at their selected pace. Approximately half the participants (n = 63) were rand...
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Purpose The purpose of this study is to examine factors relating to the decision to proactively disclose a diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a concealable stigmatized identity, before experiencing performance issues at work. These factors include stigma consciousness, psychological safety, and job demands. Proactive disc...
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The Atheist Identity Concealment Scale (AICS) was developed as a tool to assess the degree to which atheists conceal their atheist identity from others. Drawing on concealable stigmatized identity (CSI) theory, the aim of this study was to provide researchers with a valid means to effectively assess atheist identity concealment. Using three separat...
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The study’s aim is to analyze the improved hand function and bimanual performance with unilateral cerebral palsy (CP) from repeat doses of an augmented, group-based pediatric constraint-induced movement therapy (pCIMT) camp. Fifteen children with unilateral CP (ages 5–15 years, 9 male, 6 female, Manual Abilities Classification System (MACS) I = 3,...
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Purpose: The purpose of this study was to develop an instrument to measure the experience of viewing one's reflection in the mirror for use in rehabilitation, nursing, psychology, and in research studies designed to improve the mirror-viewing experience for those who have suffered psychological or bodily trauma. A secondary purpose was to explore...
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Date Presented 04/13/21 Children with unilateral cerebral palsy participating in repeat doses of pediatric constraint-induced movement therapy camp augmented with the Hocoma Armeo®Spring demonstrated significant improvements in hand function and bimanual performance for both doses and showed a generalized upward trend in hand function over time. Pr...
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This meta-analysis assessed the efficacy of the Cogmed Working Memory Training program in improving near-transfer measures (verbal and visuospatial working memory) and far-transfer measures (attention, executive function, and academic achievement) in school-age children with and without neurological insults or disorders. Relevant studies were searc...
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Background: There is a cultural shift happening in which social media has overtaken television as the main source of information, as surveyed of 18-to 24-year-olds. Today, 7 in 10 Americans use social media, an increase of 60% usage since 2005. With the increased usage in social media, it is important to examine the impact it has on society. Object...
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Purpose: The aim of our study was to test an educational intervention to improve nurses' confidence in supporting and frequency of offering a mirror to patients who have recently suffered visible body disfigurement. Design/methods: Forty-eight registered nurses who worked in two acute care hospitals took part in a mixed-method one-group repeated...
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Aim: To determine the acceptability and effects of a pediatric constraint induced movement therapy (P-CIMT) camp for children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy (hCP) augmented by use of an exoskeleton to play games in virtual reality (VR). Method: 31 children with hCP attended a P-CIMT camp 6 hours per day for 10 days over 2 successive weeks (60 ho...
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UNSTRUCTURED Objective: This study aims to explore the relationship between social media and cross-cultural world-mindedness. The authors wanted to investigate the degree to which cultural perception was impacted by social media use by addressing social cognitive theory and media systems dependency theory. Specifically, the investigators wanted to...
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Sexual assault, dating violence, stalking, and sexual harassment present serious challenges to the health and well-being of college students across the United States. An estimated one in five female college students is sexually assaulted during college. Under the federal protection of Title IX, institutions of higher education are responsible for a...
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Pregnant African American women are more likely to live in neighborhoods with more disorder (e.g., vacant housing, littler, crime) and to have vitamin D deficiency due to their darker skin pigmentation and poor production of vitamin D [25(OH)D] from ultraviolet rays. However, no study has examined the potential link between neighborhood disorder an...
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Purpose: To examine if vitamin D deficiency was associated with poor sleep quality in a sample of African American and Hispanic pregnant women. We also examined if race moderates the relationship between serum 25(OH)D levels and sleep quality among participants in this sample. Study design and methods: Using a cross-sectional design, a sample of...
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Parents play a central role in the development of their children’s psychological well-being (i.e. body satisfaction, depression, and self-esteem). Parents face the difficult task of promoting a healthy lifestyle while also fostering the establishment of a positive self-image. Limited research is available on the impact that parental weight-related...
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Participation in physical activity has been shown to improve components of psychological well-being (i.e., affect). Programs such as the Warrior Games have been designed to promote physical activity in wounded military personnel. However, sport competition typically yields a winner and a loser (i.e., game outcome). The experience of a win or a loss...
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Assuring the effectiveness of Web sites in communicating critical information to a college student who has experienced sexual assault is important and complex. Recognizing that the average American reads at the eighth grade level, the National Institutes of Health and the American Medical Association recommend that information be written at a sixth...
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Purpose: The purpose of this study was to provide a user-friendly primer on conducting descriptive discriminant analysis (DDA), which is a post-hoc strategy to MANOVA that takes into account the complex relationships among multiple dependent variables. Method: A real-world example using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences syntax and...
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The advantages of empowering direct care workers (DCWs) within nursing homes (NHs) are well documented. Our objective is to identify factors that create DCW empowerment as this has not received adequate attention. The data come from a larger study focused on the empowerment of DCWs in NHs. A self-administered instrument was completed by 372 DCWs wi...
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Effective coping during athletic competition has been shown to benefit performance. This study was designed to investigate the direct and indirect effects of personality and achievement motivation on athletes' coping style. Elliot's Hierarchical Model of Approach and Avoidance Motivation (Elliot, 1999; Elliot & Church, 1997) was used as the framewo...

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